Syed Muhammad Maisum asked 2 months ago

Salam Alaykum, I know that chess is Haram, however does the same ruling apply to checkers?

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mehdi Staff answered 3 weeks ago

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بِسْمِ ٱللَّٰهِ ٱلرَّحْمَٰنِ ٱلرَّحِيمِ

As Salaamu Alaikum Wa Rahmatullahi Wa Barakatuh,

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Based on your specific question and information provided.

Playing any game, with the condition of betting (gambling) is forbidden (Haram),

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